CGF Publishes New Report on Understanding the Most Cost-Effective Way to Fight Climate Change

 The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is pleased to announce the launch of “Understanding the Most Cost-Effective Way to Fight Climate Change”. Developed in partnership with shecco, the booklet explores the topic of refrigerant systems and their impact, as well as the main challenges in implementing hydrofluorocarbon-free cooling. The booklet also highlights the benefits of using such technologies and features case studies from companies who have already made the switch to natural refrigerants. Refrigerants continue to cause planetary trouble, and hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) have become the fastest-growing source of greenhouse gas emissions…

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WWF Launches Activation Hub to Help Prevent 10 Million Metric Tons of Global Plastic Waste

The global plastic pollution crisis is threatening the natural environment on which we depend – impacting oceans, communities, wildlife, and people at an unprecedented rate. While many companies and organizations are committing to curb plastic pollution, some lack a roadmap to follow when implementing these commitments. The WWF has launched a new activation hub, ReSource: Plastic, to help solve this problem. WWF estimates as few as 100 companies have the potential to help prevent roughly 10 million metric tons of the world’s plastic waste pollution – If done through industry,…

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ScottishPower pledges to make Glasgow UK’s first net zero city

ScottishPower, along with Glasgow City Council, today revealed a bold new vision to transform Glasgow into the UK’s first ‘Net Zero’ city. With Scotland having set itself a target of net zero carbon emissions by 2045, the two organisations will start work on a range of programmes to ensure the country’s largest city reaches this target first.  Glasgow has already established the first Low Emission Zone outside of London, while the UK’s biggest onshore wind farm, Whitelee, which is owned by ScottishPower, is on the outskirts of the city. The focus will now turn to other parts of Glasgow’s economy that…

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Henkel integrates Social Plastic® in packaging for Beauty Care and Laundry & Home Care products

Henkel is taking the next step in its collaboration with social enterprise Plastic Bank: The consumer business units Laundry & Home Care and Beauty Care will launch product packaging made of 100 percent recycled plastic. Up to 50 percent thereof will be Social Plastic – plastic collected before it enters oceans or waterways. This underlines Henkel’s commitment to a circular value chain for plastic while at the same time providing opportunities for people in poverty. Solution for plastic waste and poverty Henkel has been partnering with Plastic Bank since 2017.…

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STOMP Out Bullying™ Launches Emma, the First AI Platform Designed to Process and Respond to Cyberbullying

With nearly one in five adolescents bullied across the nation, today, STOMP Out Bullying™ announces a first-of-its-kind AI platform, Emma, designed to help reduce bullying. Developed with consultation from Dr. Jeff Gardere, one of the most widely sought-after experts in the field of mental health, and an Associate Professor of Behavioral Medicine at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in NYC, Emma is a technically advanced education tool programed to process thousands of negative social media posts and simulate the effects of bullying on a teenager’s brain.    “Having supported more…

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